The Nov. 2 performance of In the Heights at the Richard Rodgers Theatre and the Jan. 11, 2009, performance of Wicked at Chicago's Ford Center for the Performing Arts' Oriental Theatre will both benefit the non-profit organization. Show time for In the Heights is 7 PM; curtain time for Wicked is 7:30 PM.
The Richard Rodgers Theatre is located at 226 West 46th Street in Manhattan. Tickets, priced $41.50-$301.50, are available by calling (212) 221-7300, ext. 133.
The Ford Center for the Performing Arts' Oriental Theatre is located at 24 W. Randolph Street in Chicago, IL. For ticket information visit TicketMaster.com.
The Actors Fund, which was founded in 1882, is a non-profit organization that provides for the social welfare of all entertainment professionals. Some of the many programs The Actors Fund provides include a nursing home and assisted living care facility; senior and disabled programs; mental health services; chemical dependency services; entertainment industry assistance programs; the Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative; the AIDS Initiative; and supportive housing on both coasts.
For more information visit www.actorsfund.org.